Nov 25, 2013: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will make statements to media at 11:50 a.m. Wednesday, November 27, on action to catalyze financing to achieve the objectives of the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative.
Oct 30, 2013: 23 October 2013 – The world is at a “tipping point,” and how it produces, distributes and uses energy will determine if sustainable development succeeds, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, highlighting climate financing, in particular new public-private partnerships, increased investment and enhanced market development.
Oct 29, 2013: Report Highlights Business as usual will not remotely suffice to achieve the goals of Sustainable Energy for ALL (SEforALL) initiative.
Oct 03, 2013: Released at the fourth Clean Energy Ministerial in New Delhi, the International Energy Agency’s Tracking Clean Energy Progress Report examines the latest global development and deployment of 11 clean energy technologies and end-use sectors, and provides specific recommendations to governments on how to scale up deployment of these key technologies.
Oct 02, 2013: IN 2013, 40% OF THE WORLD’S POPULATION USE FIREWOOD, CHARCOAL AND KEROSENE TO COOK THEIR MEALS AND HEAT THEIR HOMES. THIS RESULTS IN THE PREMATURE DEATH OF FOUR MILLION PEOPLE EACH YEAR FROM ASSOCIATED INDOOR AIR POLLUTION. THIS IS MORE THAN THE ANNUAL DEATHS CAUSED BY MALARIA, HIV AIDS AND TUBERCULOSIS COMBINED.
Sep 27, 2013: NEW YORK: Pacific leaders came together today on the side-lines of the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly, to sign a declaration for the establishment of a Pacific Regional Data Repository (PRDR) with the Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban ki-Moon.
Sep 24, 2013: Daegu, Korea - The 22nd World Energy Congress, to be held in Daegu, Korea from October 13 to 17, 2013, will devote itself to discussing this and other critical issues under the theme of “Securing Tomorrow’s Energy Today.” Participants will include government ministers, energy CEOs and respected analysts and researchers.
Sep 24, 2013: The Renewables 2013 Global Status Report provides a comprehensive and timely overview of renewable energy market, industry, investment and policy development worldwide. It shows that to reach SEforALL’s objective of doubling the share of renewables will require scaling-up efforts and addressing both demand and supply side issues simultaneously.
Sep 24, 2013: Stockholm, Sweden – September 2013 - World Water Week is hosted and organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place each year in Stockholm.
Sep 24, 2013: Sustainable Energy for All’s May 2013 newsletter is available, highlighting the launch of the first Global Tracking Framework report, the inaugural meeting of SEforALL’s Advisory Board, a new High-Impact Opportunity on Energy & Women’s Health, and other news.